Desert sand could offer low-carbon concrete alternative

March 24, 2018 India Block 0

A team of scientists in the UK have developed a low-carbon construction material using desert sand that could take pressure off increasingly scarce natural resources.  The group from Imperial College London have invented a composite material called Finite that is as strong as concrete, but has half the carbon footprint, and is fully biodegradable. Desert sand

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Desert sand could offer low-carbon concrete alternative

March 24, 2018 India Block 0

A team of scientists in the UK have developed a low-carbon construction material using desert sand that could take pressure off increasingly scarce natural resources.  The group from Imperial College London have invented a composite material called Finite that is as strong as concrete, but has half the carbon footprint, and is fully biodegradable. Desert sand

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Fungus used to build arching pavilion in Kerala

August 26, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

A group of Indian and Italian architects has built a pavilion in southwest India using mycelium – the fleshy part of a mushroom or other fungus – to demonstrate how the material could be used to create temporary venues for major events. Asif Rahman of Indian studio Beetles 3.3, and Giombattista Arredia and Mohamad Yassin of Italian architecture studio Yassin Arredia Design teamed

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AutoCAD 2011 Materials

May 14, 2011 Eric Chen 0

This demo describes the integration of the Autodesk Materials Library into AutocAD 2011 for consistent materials. www.autodesk.com blogs.autodesk.com